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12-28-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,029
Posted By Antwuzhere

I ended up finishing it and selling it. It was...

I ended up finishing it and selling it. It was nice riding it the few times I did and seeing heads turn. Very good learning experience also, I already knew I wasn't going to get what I put into it,...
11-18-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By gugie

I was the SF Bay Area sales rep for KHS in the...

I was the SF Bay Area sales rep for KHS in the mid-80's, by then the Professional was built with Columbus SL tubing. These were built in Taiwan. I might have sold one or two of them, and if I did,...
11-15-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By CO_Hoya

FWIW, I have a 1984 Panasonic Pro-Touring (s/n...

FWIW, I have a 1984 Panasonic Pro-Touring (s/n 4B10xxx), dated as per frame appearance, equipment (catalog link (https://www.panasonicbikemuseum.info/product/1984-panasonic-bicycles-catalog/))
...
11-05-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,715
Posted By Desert Ryder

Sure. Made in Japan ...

Sure. Made in Japan
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11-05-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,715
Posted By clubman

And the bronze green was equally a great match to...

And the bronze green was equally a great match to the black panels. My first 10 speed was that bike, badged as an Eaton's Glider.
...
11-03-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By strathconaman

Thanks for this lead. Going through the Sekai...

Thanks for this lead. Going through the Sekai database as well it looks like similar serial numbers are there.

At the end of the day, I won't ever really know. I have to decide if I am going to...
10-28-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By darkmoon

Tsuchiya Seisakusho

Wow, natsukashii!

Every old cyclist of Japan knows this bike, Everest Esprit.

The maker is Tsuchiya Seisakusho, central Tokyo.
It's a made-to-measure road bike specialist shop, and Everest is...
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By zukahn1

It does seem to be a match for a 86 Japanese...

It does seem to be a match for a 86 Japanese built Orient Express. The frame and nearly all the components seem to match including the early U-brake , Suntour XC and Gallio sealed headset which are...
10-26-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,635
Posted By norskagent

here's one that passed through my hands quite a...

here's one that passed through my hands quite a few years ago, I haven't seen it around here since:
Nishiki Team Issue (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/391236-nishiki-team-issue.html)
10-15-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,243
Posted By machinist42

A Pro is a Pro is a Pro...

Would you please post a photo of the underside of the BB shell? Does it feature drain holes? Any other shots of frame details would be appreciated as well.

The seatpost would have been 26.8 stock....
09-17-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Mike V3

64 St Laurent documentary-60 Cycles

Came across this and thought Iíd share. It has some great footage of the race and the soundtrack is really good also. Race sounds are also in there a really adds to the feel. I hope you enjoy it like...
07-14-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Lbxpdx

N(old)BD. 1985 Schwinn Voyageur SP

While visiting my mom in northern Idaho, Iíve been hunting for deals. Mainly Craigslist and OfferUp, though I did find a great coop in Coeur díAlene in the basement of a church.

anyway, I had...
06-09-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By casanewt

Google features manga today and includes bicycle racing

Google's feature today included the history of manga, and this section about a bicycle racing manga was interesting... https://artsandculture.google.com/story/_gXBwGvo10VK_Q
06-05-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 227,595
Posted By ackent

Sakai Bicycles

Sakai was indeed a private label bicycle designed by, and sold by Bloor Cycle. I was the purchaser at Bloor Cycle and designed and specíd. these bicycles with my staff. The pictured Sakai Express was...
12-31-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 564,563
Posted By Bianchigirll

Hybrids and color chart. Those scale paint...

Hybrids and color chart. Those scale paint schemes look cool
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12-07-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By Oldairhead

Okay, here is a follow up. I inquired to the...

Okay, here is a follow up. I inquired to the folks at Rivendell to see if someone would ask the "big guy" if he could shed light on this frame number. This is the response that I received today.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By wrk101

As an ardent picker myself, its best to stick...

As an ardent picker myself, its best to stick with your circle of competence. Expanding that circle is always a good idea, but it starts with picking a new category, learning, and THEN buying.

I...
11-26-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By Oldairhead

So far the experts over at the BOB group on...

So far the experts over at the BOB group on Facebook agree that it was a "built in 91" as a 92 model but are confused by the rest of the number. Here is an excerpt.

"The 1 means it was made in...
11-24-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,451
Posted By AeroGut

Since this thread has been revived, here's an...

Since this thread has been revived, here's an example of a Dorado Cycles Sherpa, which has absolutely no connection to Rocky Mountain or Canada, but people occasionally call them Rocky Mountain...
11-24-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,451
Posted By garryg

Here is a very early RM Sherpa ...

Here is a very early RM Sherpa
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11-10-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By squarenoise

Confirming some of the comments above. I had a...

Confirming some of the comments above. I had a 1990 Voyageur, not original parts, but definitely had a made in Japan sticker on the downtube, serial number on the head tube lug, and "Schwinn Quality"...
08-04-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,678
Posted By Peterrlockwood

Windchester

Your Windchester was manufactured in Mexico by Acer Mex Manufacturing in late 60s early 70s. My brother had them built when he was going into the bike importing business. Unfortunately, the name...
06-06-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By clubman

There's a well known Indian bike maker called...

There's a well known Indian bike maker called Hero. I suspect it came from there. Look it up.
05-31-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By cslascro

got It. Done here.

got It. Done here.
05-13-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 181,175
Posted By Ausberger

Actually, George's Cycle closed down around...

Actually, George's Cycle closed down around twenty years ago...!

Ron Moore is someone you might want to look for regarding info/history of the store (Ron sold me (well, my dad) my first road bike,...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By francophile

I'll be the first to say, I suspect this is not a...

I'll be the first to say, I suspect this is not a Peugeot and is totally a re-paint. I got that vibe from the 1st pic above, but was further confirmed by the last few pics. No clue what it actually...
12-16-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,965
Posted By markk900

I am. I hope you get it (assuming its not too...

I am. I hope you get it (assuming its not too expensive) as I really like it - I am sure its no where near top of the line even for the era but my Miele ATB similarly equipped is a blast and my main...
10-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 535,474
Posted By T-Mar

Only a couple of owners have submitted the serial...

Only a couple of owners have submitted the serial numbers for their Facet. Based on this very limited sample size, the manufacturer would appear to be Yamakuni of Japan. For confirmation, please post...
09-24-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By MauriceMoss

autostrada048 Raleighs of this period (Kodiak,...

autostrada048
Raleighs of this period (Kodiak, Alyeska, Portage) had pantographed seat stay caps rather than the plain ones on your frame.
Merida did contract builds for several marques, including...
06-17-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 564,563
Posted By casanewt

Not C&V, but have you folks been following along...

Not C&V, but have you folks been following along as Univega USA has been launching? https://www.univega-usa.com/

Forbes article that gives a lot of detail on Kent International's ownership of the...
01-11-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,795
Posted By dddd

Another really obscure Japanese brand.

Found this old ten-speed at Goodwill for a very fair $20 (since the Bontrager tires were fresh and both UKAI steel wheels were in very good condition).

I at first thought that I was seeing a SEARS...
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